Process Engineer, Copper Damascene ECP - (E4)

Applied Materials' PPC Business Unit seeks a qualified Sr. Engineer for our Kalispell location to develop copper Damascene electrochemical plating processes .

  • Own and complete process-related projects that may/may not include changing hardware to improve process results
  • Plan, execute, and analyze results of design of experiments
  • Plan, execute, and analyze chemistry marathons and process aspects of HW & SW marathons
  • Resolve process scale-up issues
  • Plan, execute, and analyze customer demos
  • Help resolve customer technical issues via lab experiments and by on-site troubleshooting
  • Create, file, and presenting papers and patents on the cutting-edge technology
  • Manage projects that change hardware to improve process results
  • Work with Chemical and component vendors to improve process quality
  • Lead process 8D's stemming from customer issues
  • Develop next gen tool requirements/roadmap
  • Able to work independently as well as in teams
  • Able to design and analyze experiments through statistical software packages such as JMP
  • Diligent in recording all aspects of experiments and their results in a manner that is easily shareable with other team members for future review and analysis (i.e., well organized)
  • Able to summarize pertinent data in PowerPoints and be able to present those results clearly
  • Able to lead a small team to complete a project
  • Flexible to change and open to performing tasks that might not be central to their normal role
  • Prefer someone that has real process experience with Semitool Raider tools, Applied Materials iECP or SlimCell tools, Novellus Sabre tools, or other competitor electrochemical plating tool
Chinese , German, or Korean language skills preferred. 10-15%/year of travel is required
Education and Experience

  • BS in Chemical/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Materials Science or related technical discipline, and 10 years directly related experience, or equivalent.
  • MS in Chemical/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Materials Science or related technical discipline, and 7 years directly related experience preferred, or equivalent.
  • Previous work experience: process engineering experience in a development or manufacturing environment.

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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